Prairie Line Upgrade Complete 19 Nov 12

Expect to see longer and faster trains between Winthrop and Norwood Young America beginning this week. The Minnesota Prairie Line Rail Rehabilitation Project is expected to be officially completed as of today (MON). Residents along the railroad can expect to see train speeds increase from 10 miles an hour to 25 miles-per-hour. The Minnesota Prairie Line is thanking everyone for their help in completing the project, and reminds motorists and pedestrians to use caution when approaching all rail tracks and farm crossings.